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Thaci: Kosovo interested in fostering relations with Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (RTK)

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President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, met in New York Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Saint Vincent and Grenadines, Sir Louis Straker and said Kosovo has managed to consolidate its international status and is gradually becoming fully integrated into the international community. “Our country has been recognised by 114 sovereign countries and […]

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Kosovo Assembly forms parliamentary committees (Telegrafi)

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The presidency of the Kosovo Assembly in a meeting today set up parliamentary committees. Vetevendosje will chair the committee on legislation, the committee for labour and social welfare, education committee and the committee for supervision of the Kosovo Intelligence Agency. Meanwhile, the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) will chair the economic development committee, committee on […]

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UNMIK chief calls for free municipal electoral campaign (media)

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At the outset of the campaign for municipal elections in Kosovo, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Zahir Tanin, emphasises the importance of the opportunity for all people and communities to elect representatives in a democratic and transparent manner. He calls for responsible action by all leaders and parties to ensure a campaign free of […]

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Mogherini meets Thaci and Vucic in New York (Koha/RFE)

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The EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, met in New York in the margins of the UN General Assembly the President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, and the President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic. “They continued their discussion on a new phase of the EU-facilitated Dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina on comprehensive […]

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EULEX commemorates fallen colleague Senavicius of Lithuania (Klan Kosova)

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EULEX paid tribute today to Audrius Senavicius, a customs officer from Lithuania, who was killed in the line of duty in the northern part of Kosovo on 19 September 2013. Head of mission, Alexandra Papadopoulou, laid a wreath at the site where Senavicious was shot four years ago.  “Today we pay our respects to his […]

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Minister Lluka and Mayor Bahtiri discuss Trepca mine problems (Koha)

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Minister of Economic Development, Valdrin Lluka, said in a meeting with Mitrovica Mayor, Agim Bahtiri, that his goal is to turn the Trepca mining complex into Kosovo’s engine of economic development and employment. “We will get down to work right away and will establish a board for the [Trepca] enterprise to pave way for sustainable […]

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Vetevendosje’s Kurti calls for Minister Rikalo’s dismissal (media)

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Vetevendosje MP Albin Kurti said that the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development, Nenad Rikalo, should be dismissed after his former neighbours in Pristina accused him of personal involvement in the mistreatment of a couple of Albanian students during the 1998-99 conflict. In a Facebook post, Kurti said the statement of Prime Minister Ramush […]

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Women underrepresented in Kosovo public enterprises (Kosovapress)

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A study carried out by the Kosovo-based Institute for Advanced Studies (GAP) found that women are underrepresented in leading posts of public enterprises, with only 15 percent of them being members of boards. “In 31 public enterprises we looked into, of 159 members of boards only 24 are women. Only five boards are chaired by […]

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Mustafa: This government should be short-lived (RTK)

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Leader of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK), Isa Mustafa, said that a government led by “creators of isolation” and “dictated by the Serbian List” should be short-lived. In a meeting with the party’s candidates running in upcoming local elections, Mustafa said LDK kept its promise of not entering a coalition government with the Democratic […]

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President Thaci travels to New York, scheduled to meet President Trump (RTK)

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Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, has travelled to New York today and is scheduled to attend the session of the United Nations General Assembly. A press release issued by the Office of the President notes that Thaci is scheduled to have a brief meeting with United States President Donald Trump.

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Tahiri: I have initiated amendment of law for confiscation of illegal wealth (media)

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Kosovo’s Minister of Justice, Abelard Tahiri, has initiated amendments to the legislation forthe confiscation of illegal wealth and said he will soon submit these amendments to the government. Tahiri made this announcement during a workshop in Pristina on the management of confiscated wealth. “I will soon submit these amendments to the Government of the Republic […]

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Pacolli: There are Albanians that have committed war crimes, they will be sentenced (Koha)

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Kosovo’s Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Behxhet Pacolli, said in an interview for SRF that there are Albanians that have committed war crimes in Kosovo and that they will be sentenced. “It is good that there will be indictments against those that have really committed war crimes and there are Albanians among them. They […]

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